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just recently, i have been suffering from not being able to

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just recently, i have been suffering from not being able to get or sometimes keep a erection, and my relationship is about to end because my girlfriend feels i dont find her attractive, when i really do, more than anything, im at the point where i am affraid to try to have sex with her incase i cant get hard and she feels it because of her
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Robert replied 4 years ago.
Dear customer

Welcome to and thank you for your question.
I'm so sorry to hear of your discomfort. I will do whatever I can to help answer your questions .First I need a little more information-

Do you have any known medical illness?
Do you face erection problems during masturbation also?

I am waiting for your reply..
Kind Regards,
Dr. Robert

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

no i don't know of any medical illness, and no i am fine while masturbating

Expert:  Dr. Robert replied 4 years ago.
Dear customer,
Thank you for providing quick additional info.

The symptoms you are having is medically called as erectile dysfunction.First the cause of ED(erectile dysfunction) should be evaluated.

Its most common causes are:depression and anxiety,diabetes,hypertension (high blood pressure),cardiovascular diseases,cigarette smoking,nerve or spinal cord damage,low testosterone levels,certain medications.

Because you do not have any known medical illness & no problem during masturbation,the most probable cause of your symptoms seem to be psychological/anxiety/depression.Also these are the most common causes of ED.

It includes: stress, anxiety, depression, guilt, Low self-esteem, nerves – especially about performing, relationship problems. Certain feelings can interfere with normal sexual function, including feeling nervous about or self-conscious about sex; feeling stressed either at home or at work.

Treatment includes Oral medications like Sildenafil (Viagra),Tadalafil (Cialis),life style improvements (for example; quitting smoking, and exercising more).

So I advice you to make an appointment with your doctor to rule out other causes & then the treatment will be done accordingly so that you can had good erection & you & your girl friend can enjoy the pleasure & have good relation.

Hope this helped.

My goal is to provide you with excellent service – if you feel you have gotten anything less, please reply back, I am happy to address follow-up questions.

Thank you

Kind Regards,
Dr. Robert